Enroll or Purchase a Plan
You must enroll or purchase the following health plans to participate.
- TRICARE Prime*
- TRICARE Prime Remote*
- TRICARE Prime Overseas*
- TRICARE Prime Remote Overseas*
- TRICARE Select
- TRICARE Select Overseas
- US Family Health Plan
- TRICARE Reserve Select
- TRICARE Retired Reserve
- TRICARE Young Adult
- Continued Health Care Benefit Program
*Active duty service members must enroll in TRICARE Prime, TRICARE Prime Remote, TRICARE Prime Overseas or TRICARE Prime Remote Overseas (based on the duty station).
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The TRICARE Dental Program is a voluntary dental insurance plan requiring enrollment separate from any of the health plan options.
Enrolling After a Qualifying Life Event (QLE)
You can only enroll in or change enrollment to TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select after a Qualifying Life Event (QLE) or during the annual fall TRICARE Open Season. However, you can purchase premium-based plans (TRICARE Reserve Select, TRICARE Retired Reserve, TRICARE Young Adult, and the Continued Health Care Benefit Program) at any time.
A QLE is a certain change in your life, such as marriage, birth of a child, or retirement from active duty, which may mean different TRICARE options are available to you. A QLE opens a 90-day period for you to make eligible enrollment changes.
If you want to enroll in or change your plan, you must:
- Make the enrollment changes within 90 days following the QLE.
- Pay any enrollment fees or premiums due during that period.
A QLE for one family member means all family members may make enrollment changes. >>Learn more.
Last Updated 3/18/2021